Load Category

Category of internal or external load either directly to energy use (e.g., lighting electric load to electricity consumption and/or demand) or indirectly through a thermal load to interior conditioning (e.g., lighting heat load to space conditioning).

Data Type: 
Constrained List
Category: 
Unit of Measure: 
N/A
Sector: 
Commercial, Residential, Multifamily
Application: 
Portfolio Manager, BuildingSync
List Options Option Definition Unit of Measure Source
Appliance Appliance load N/A
Conveyance Elevators, escalators, etc. N/A
Cooking N/A
Dishwasher N/A
Domestic hot water N/A
Electronic equipment Equipment such as computers, monitors, copiers, etc. N/A
Heat gain Heat gain is a measure of the transfer of heat to an interior space either from internal loads or through the fabric of a building from outside, either from conduction, convection, radiation, or any combination of these. N/A
Heat loss Heat loss is a measure of the transfer of heat through the fabric of a building from inside to the outside, either from conduction, convection, radiation, or any combination of these. N/A
Latent Latent heat is related to changes in phase between liquids, gases, and solids N/A
Laundry N/A
Lighting N/A
People Occupants n/a
Process Industrial process such as air compression N/A
Refrigeration N/A
Sensible Sensible heat is related to changes in temperature of a gas or object with no change in phase. N/A
Water feature N/A
Water treatment N/A
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